encourage and support social responsibility and a humane professional
ethic in the uses of technology.
- To inform
the engineering profession, general public and public policy makers about
the impact of technology including both positive and negative effects.
The field of interest includes but is not restricted to:
communicate or cooperate with other organisation which have similar aims
for the whole or part of the fields of interest.To make
public statements and publish material for the information of the
engineering profession, general public and public policy makers, as
covered by these objects. Where opinions are given these shall be
identified as such and shall be based on sound engineering judgement.To provide
a forum for discussion of members’ issues of conscience relating to the
Association’s objects and take any appropriate action.To provide
support to members, profession engineers and other who act in accordance
with the objectives and stated policies of the Association.
- The selection and achievement of the long term goals for humanity,
- Policies and controls relating to nuclear arms and other military
- Government policy relating to appropriate technology and technology
transfer issues in foreign aid,
- Environmental issues including:
- health and safety,
- pollution of all kinds,
- depletion of resources,
- energy policy,
- nuclear power generation and waste disposal,
- communications policy,
- Economic and social aspects of advanced technology and automation,
- Educational aspects of the impact of technology.